Media landscape



Written press (daily newspapers)

 

Name:              Al-Watan (The Nation)

Address:           POB 463, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-491919

Fax:                  +968-24-497501

Internet:            www.alwatan.com

Email:               watanedt@omantel.net.om/  alwatan@omantel.net.om

Language:         Arabic

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:         Oman Establishment for Printing, Publishing & Distribution

Circulation:       40,000

Founded:          1971

Editor:              Muhammad bin Sulayman al-Taie

 

Name:              Oman Tribune

Address:           POB 463, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-491919

Fax:                  +968-24-498444

Internet:            www.omantribune.com

Email:               webmaster@omantribune.com

Language:         English

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:          Oman Establishment for Printing, Publishing & Distribution

Circulation:       25,000

Founded:          2004

Editor:              Abdul Hamid bin Sulayman al-Taie

Notes:              Linked to al-Watan

 

Name:              Oman Daily

Address:           POB 3303, Ruwi 112, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-701555

Fax:                  +968-24-695323

Internet:            www.omandaily

Email:               editor@omandaily.com

Language:         Arabic

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:          Oman Establishment for Press, Publication & Advertising

Circulation:       15,000 - 40,000

Founded:          1972

Editor:              Abdallah bin Nasir al-Rahbi

 

Name:              Oman Daily Observer

Address:           POB 974, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-699170/604477

Fax:                  +968-24-600362

Internet:            www.omanobserver.com

Email:               editor@omanobserver.com

Language:         English

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:          Oman Establishment for Press, Publication & Advertising

Circulation:       30,000

Founded:          1981

Editor:              Ibrahim bin Saif al-Hamdani

Notes:              Linked to Oman Daily

 

Name:              Al-Shabiba

Address:           POB 2998, Ruwi 112, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-816886

Fax:                  +968-24-811722

Internet:            www.shabiba.com

Email:               shabiba1@omantel.net.om

Language:         Arabic

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:          Muscat Press, Publishing & Distribution House

Circulation:       45,000

Founded:          1990

Editor:              Ahmad bin Essa al-Zedjali/ Essa bin Muhammad al-Zedjali

 

Name:              Times of Oman

Address:           POB 770, Ruwi 112, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-811953/814154

Fax:                  +968-24-813153

Internet:            www.timesofoman.com

Email:               online@timesofoman.com/  times@omantel.net.om

Language:         English

Type:                morning daily

Publisher:          Muscat Press and Publishing House SAOC

Circulation:       30,000 – 34,000

Founded:          1975

Editor:              Essa bin Muhammad al-Zedjali

Notes:              Linked to al-Shabiba

 

Written Press (weeklies)

 

Name:              The Week

Address:           POB 2616, Ruwi 112, Muscat, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-799388

Fax:                  +968-24-793316

Internet:            www.freetheweek.com

Email:               theweek@apexstuff.com

Language:         English

Type:                free independent weekly (Wednesday)

Publisher:          Apex Press and Publishing

Circulation:       51,000

Founded:          2003

Editor:              Sameer al-Zakwani

 

Name:              al-Isboua

Address:           POB 2616, Ruwi 112, Muscat, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-799388

Fax:                  +968-24-793316

Internet:            www.apexstuff.com

Email:              

Language:         Arabic

Type:                free, independent weekly (Saterday)

Publisher:          Apex Press and Publishing

Circulation:       n/a

Founded:          2006

Editor:              n/a

 

Name:              al-Nahda

Address:           POB 979, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-563104

Fax:                  +968-24-563106

Internet:            n/a

Email:               admin@anpressoman.com

Language:         Arabic

Type:                weekly (Tuesday)

Publisher:          Dar al-Nahda Press, Printing & Publishing

Circulation:       10,000 - 15,000

Founded:          1973

Editor:              Taleb Said al-Meawaly

 

Name:              al-‘Akidah

Address:           POB 1001, Ruwi 112, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-816081

Fax:                  +968-24-816037

Internet:           

Email:              

Language:         Arabic

Type:                weekly

Publisher:          Al-Akidah Printing Press LLC

Circulation:       10,000

Founded:         

Editor:              Said al-Samhan al-Kathiri

 

Name:              Nizwa Magazine

Address:           POB 855, al-Wadi al-Kabir 117, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-601608

Fax:                  +968-24-694254

Internet:            n/a

Email:               nizwa99@omantel.net.om , nizwa99@nizwa.com

Language:         Arabic

Type:                weekly

Publisher:          Oman Establishment for Press, Publication & Advertising

Circulation:       n/a

Founded:          1994

Editor:              Saif al-Rahbi

 

Audiovisual media (television and radio)

 

Name:              Sultanate of Oman Television

Address:           POB 600, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-603222

Fax:                  +968-24-605032

Internet:            www.oman-tv.gov.om

Email:               feedback­_tv@oman-tv.gov.om

Language:         Arabic

Type:                terrestrial and satellite

Owner:             Ministry of Information 

Founded:          1974

Editor:              n/a

 

Name:              Sultanate of Oman Radio

Address:           POB 600, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-601772

Fax:                  +968-24-603812/602927

Internet:            www.oman-tv.gov.om/rdeng

Email:               feedback­@oman-tv.gov.om

Language:         Arabic

Owner:             Ministry of Information 

Founded:          1970

Channels:          FM 98.8 and 100 and shortwave

Director:           Nasser Sulayman al-Saibani                 

 

Name:              Radio Oman FM

Address:           POB 600, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-603222

Fax:                  +968-24-602927

Internet:            www.oman-tv.gov.om/fmeng

Email:               feedback_fm@oman-radio.gov.om

Language:         English

Owner:             Ministry of Information

Founded:          1975

Channels:          FM 90.4 and 91.3

Director:           n/a

 

Name:              Al-Shabab Radio

Address:           POB 600, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-603888

Fax:                  +968-24-698226

Internet:            www.oman-tv.gov.om

Email:               shabab@oman-radio.gov.om

Language:         Arabic

Owner:             Ministry of Information

Founded:          2003

Channels:          FM 94.5, 98.5, and 100 and satellite

Director:           n/a       

 

Name:              Hala FM

Address:           POB 889, Muscat 113, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-489789

Fax:                  +968-24-482395

Internet:            www.ohigroup.com

Email:               ohigroup@omantel.net.om

Language:         Arabic

Type:                privately owned

Owner:             Oman Holdings International

Founded:          2007

Channels:          102.7 FM

Editor:              n/a

 

Newsagencies

 

Name:              Oman News Agency

Address:           POB 3659, 112 Ruwi, Oman

Tel.:                  +968-24-698891

Fax:                  +968-24-699657

Internet:            www.omannews.om

Email:               newsfeed@omantel.net.om/  onaoman@omantel.net.om

Language:         Arabic and English

Founded:          1986

Director:           Muhammadbin Salim al-Marhoon                    

Notes:                          Department of Oman Establishment for Press, News, Printing and Advertising since 1997 Royal Decree.

 

Online media

 

http://www.omanforum.com/fusionbb/index.php

http://www.oeronline.com/index.php

http://www.omanaccess.com/